Exam #1 Study Guide
Exam #1 Study Guide PSYC 100 - 001
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by Bailee Hyde on Saturday October 1, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYC 100 - 001 at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire taught by Douglas B Matthews in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 524 views. For similar materials see Intro to Psych in Psychology (PSYC) at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.
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Psychology 100001: Exam #1 Study Guide Beginning Psychology: Where did psychology begin? Structuralism Functionalism Behaviorism o How are environments and behaviors related? Freudian Psychology o Unconsciousness o Humanistic Psychology o Cognitive Neuroscience Nature Vs. Nurture o What are the causes of behavior? o How does culture affect our behavior? Levels of Analysis o SocialCultural o Biological o Psychological Basic Psychology Research o What is the focus of basic research? Applied Psychology Research o What is the focus of basic research? YerkesDodson Law o Ex: Finals Week Critical Thinking o What are the perks? o What are the steps? o Life Experiences o Sense Perception o Observation Scientific Method o What is a theory? o What is a hypothesis? o Experiments Experimental Group Control Group Independent Variable Dependent Variable o Group Selection Population Samples Bias o Analyzing data Central Tendency Variability Significance What is significant difference? o Correlation What is a positive correlation? What is a negative correlation? o Surveys, Interviews & Case Studies What are the differences between them? Bio Psychology: Split Brain Organelles o Nucleus o Mitochondria o Golgi Apparatus o Ribosome o Endoplasmic Reticulum o Bilipid Membrane o Lysosomes Genetic Influences o Phenotype What is observed? o Genotype What genes are present? Neurocytoarchitecture o Dendrites o Soma o Axon Hillock o Axon o Node o Myelin Sheath o Terminal Button Action Potential o How does it start? o Be able to draw it out o What channels are opened/closed? Conversion of AP to Chemical Information o Neurotransmitters o Synapse o What are four things that can happen to a neurotransmitter in the synapse? Nervous System o Central Nervous system o Peripheral Nervous system How do drugs work? Brain function/behavior o Lesions o Reversible Lesions o EEG o CT Scan o PET Scan o MRI fMRI Neuroanatomical o Cerebral Cortex o Thalamus o Hypothalamus o Optic tract o Amygdala o Pituitary Gland o Hippocampus o Brain stem o Spinal Cord o Cerebellum o Pons o Reticular Formation o Limbic System o Cerebrum o Medulla What is the frontal lobe? What is the occipital lobe? What is the temporal lobe? Sensation vs. Perception: Sensation o Biological or Cognitive? o How do things from the outside world get into our brains? o How does it work? Perception o Biological or Cognitive? o How does our cognition process a given sensation? Transduction o What is it? o How does transduction work? Threshold o Absolute o Difference Weber’s Law Adaptation Bottom Up vs. Top Down o What are they? o Which one is more common? Vision o How does transduction work with vision? o What are the receptors involved? o Bipolar Cells o Horizontal Cells o Amicron Cells o Do any channels get opened/closed? Neural Pathways
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